The training workshops below are run regularly as public face to face events or remote training for individuals and many are eligible for CPD points. Please check course pages for up to date information.
NOTE: In the interest of public safety relating to Covid 19, we are delivering all of our upcoming courses remotely this Spring and Autumn via Zoom.
Any of the programmes can also be delivered as in-house training to groups of employees. Contact us for more information.
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Remote Learning: Trauma Informed Practice workshop
23 and 30 April 2021
The purpose of this remote training is to start a conversation about how trauma and adversity affects and has affected those who use the services we provide and the appropriate responses we can implement and offer;
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
13 and 14 May 2021
16 and 17 September 2021
Initially known as CBT for Borderline disorder. DBT consists of a series of skills and techniques for working with personality disorders and other areas. This course will explain the concept and would suit those considering becoming a DBT therapist or those referring clients or employees to a DBT service.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Solution Focused Brief Therapy
24, 25, 31 May and 01 June
SFBT is a short-term goal-focused therapeutic approach which helps clients change by constructing solutions rather than dwelling on problems. Elements of the desired solution often are already present in the client's life, and become the basis for ongoing change.
Online: Drug and Alcohol Awareness course
24 May until 09 July 2021
This online course covers a range of areas to provide participants with a good basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol and related issues. The programme is divided into six pre-recorded modules with quizzes to evaluate understanding of the material as you progress through the individual topics. There is online access to a Q&A forum and the option of a LIVE one hour weekly session (Saturdays) with course authors Dr. Sean Foy or Liam O'Loughlin to discuss each week's module.
Remote Learning: An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
27 and 28 May 2021
09 and 10 September 2021
Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a client-centred approach that elicits behavioural changes by assisting individuals to explore and resolve ambivalence. This approach is especially helpful with individuals who are less motivated.
Remote Learning: An Overview of Dual Diagnosis
4 and 11 June 2021
‘Dual Diagnosis’ is the term used when a person suffers from both a drug and/or alcohol issue and a mental health issue. Delivered live online by subject expert Dr. Seán Foy, using Zoom, this workshop sets out to deliver a clear overview of Dual Diagnosis/Disorders and its implications for treatment and practice.
Remote Learning: Advanced Dialectical Behavioural Therapy (DBT) Workshop
17, 18, 24 and 25 June 2021
Note: Participants are required to provide evidence of having completed an introductory course in DBT in order to join this workshop. DBT consists of a series of skills and techniques for working with personality disorders and other areas. This Advanced DBT course focuses on how to teach clients group skills, how to develop further on these skills in one to one sessions and how to help clients with any form of self-destructive behaviour.
Remote Learning: Complex Trauma Workshop
29 September 2021
This workshop will explore how developmental trauma may manifest in adult presentations and appropriate interventions to engage with complex trauma.